Pontook Reservoir

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Pontook Reservoir
DummerNH PontookReservoir.jpg
LocationCoos County, New Hampshire
Coordinates44°37′58″N 71°14′54″W / 44.63278°N 71.24833°W / 44.63278; -71.24833Coordinates: 44°37′58″N 71°14′54″W / 44.63278°N 71.24833°W / 44.63278; -71.24833
Primary inflowsAndroscoggin River
Primary outflowsAndroscoggin River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.1 miles (3.4 km)
Max. width0.3 miles (0.48 km)
Surface area379 acres (1.53 km2)
Average depth4 ft (1.2 m)
Max. depth15 ft (4.6 m)
Surface elevation1,163 feet (354 m)

Pontook Reservoir is a 379-acre (1.53 km2)[1] impoundment on the Androscoggin River in Coos County in northern New Hampshire, United States. The dam and impoundment are located in the town of Dummer. The reservoir was created for hydroelectric power generation.

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  1. ^ "Pontook Reservoir, Dummer" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 4, 2014.